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n. pl. vul·vas also vul·vae (-vē)
The external genitals of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.

[Latin, womb, covering; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

vul′val, vul′var (-vər, -vär′), vul′vate′ (-vāt′, -vĭt) adj.
vul′vi·form′ (-və-fôrm′) adj.
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Adj.1.vulvar - of or relating to the vulva
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Frequent symptoms of vulvar cancer are chronic pruritus, vulvar bleeding, dysuria, abnormal discharge, and pain with the most obvious clinical manifestation of a mass with or without ulcer [3].